MP3 versions of CDs and vinyl albums uploaded to cloud service
Amazon has introduced its AutoRip service to the UK today, having previously launched the service in the USA.
Customers who’ve bought eligible CD, vinyl and tape cassette albums from Amazon.co.uk since 1999 will automatically have MP3 versions added to their Amazon Cloud Player account. Future purchases from participating music companies will also be uploaded.
You can expect plenty of enthusiasm for the Windows Phone 8 platform if you visit an O2 UK shop in the next 12 months.
That’s because parent company Telefónica has signed what it calls ‘an enhanced marketing effort’ with Microsoft in a bid to boost Windows Phone 8 smartphone sales.
It’s reported that British Airways will soon let passengers switch on their mobile phones as soon as a plane has landed and left the runway.
At the moment, passengers are required to keep electronic equipment switched off until the aircraft has stopped.
The European Commission is introducing new rules that define what fixed-line telecom operators, mobile telecom operators and Internet Service Providers should do if their customers’ personal data is lost, stolen or compromised in any way.
These rules, described as ‘technical implementing measures’, are designed to ensure consumers are treated similarly across the EU and to make sure businesses can take a pan-European approach to any problems.